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I would like to learn if there is a standard recipe for panning. If any of you chocolatier would give me any instruction how panning works?

Started by Meira Neggaz in Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

10 Nov 14
Reply by Domantas Uzpalis

Direct Couverture Sourcing

Hi , I am looking to source couverture directly from manufacturers as I am intending to start my chocolate business in India.It would be ve…

Started by Arti Jain in Opinion

0 Nov 13

Microwave Temper Problem

I couldnt find a piece to my temper machine so I had to use the microwave.  I put a cup of chocolate pieces in a microwave safe bowl then h…

Started by Bryan in Tech Help

9 Nov 12
Reply by Bryan

looking for praline(s) help

Ive been working on making a line of pralines   scenario; microwave tempered Callebaut C811(54%)+ 5% cocoa butter mold at 26C (from a very…

Started by Alan Caldwell in Tech Help

1 Nov 10
Reply by Alan Caldwell

Commercial chocolate-making kitchen for rent in Salt Lake City Utah

I have a commercial kitchen with space available for one interested in chocolate/candy making, and gluten-free baking in Salt Lake City, UT…

Started by Melanie in Tasting Notes

1 Nov 9
Reply by Isaac Ekblad

Dedy-Brand Mini Moulding Machine

Hi everyone! Several months ago, I bought a chocolate tempering machine from a certain company (not Dedy) and it was one of the most frust…

Started by Nathan Franklin in Opinion

1 Nov 9
Reply by Tom

praline paste storage

Hi, I made praline paste today for a specific recipe and have some extra.  How do I store it?  Room temperature? Fridge? Freezer?  Thanks,…

Started by Andrea Bauer in Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

6 Nov 8
Reply by Goran Vjestica

vegan milk and white chocolate

Hello chocophiles!  I've been lurking for a year or so, I'm so excited to finally say hello. I have a tiny little chocolate shop in New Pal…

Started by lagusta yearwood in Opinion

38 Nov 7
Reply by Adriennne Henson

Chocolate sticking to molds

I've been having an intermittent issue where my chocolate sticks to molds. It will always release around the edges but the middle (sometime…

Started by Russ Apotheker in Tech Help

24 Nov 6
Reply by Julie

Chocolate Vendors

Hello Everyone,  I have been in the chocolate business for about a year now and have been looking for appropriate as well as affordable ven…

Started by Keti in Uncategorized

2 Nov 6
Reply by Daniel Haran


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